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The premier organisation for pigeon racing in the UK

Today pigeon racing is a sport for the whole family in a highly social environment. It combines animal husbandry with the natural desire for competition. Electronic Timing Systems and One Loft Races have brought this popular sport into the 21st Century. Find out more…

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Bird Flu Updates

In recent news, Wetheriggs Animal Rescue Centre at Greta Bridge, County Durham, was told it will have to cull all of its 400 birds, including the macaws, parakeets, and finches, after volunteers found several dead or dying chickens and Guinea fowl. Defra was immediately informed, and two vets arrived the same day to perform post-mortems […]

EU Animal Health Regulations – Channel Racing

Loft Registration and Export Health Certificate Procedures On 24th May Defra sent us the details for the loft registration and Export Health Certificate procedures.  Their communication states: “From today a new Export Health Certificate for racing pigeons from Great Britain (GB) sent to the EU or Northern Ireland (NI) for the purpose of immediate release […]

BHW Show of the Year 2023

The largest gathering of pigeon fanciers in the United Kingdom – the BHW Show of the Year 2023 – will take place at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool, over the weekend of Saturday/Sunday 21st/22nd January.  Preparations are in full swing, and entries to the various classes are now closed (except for the Supreme Champion class). Other […]

RPRA One Loft Young Birds Race 2023

Places in the RPRA One Loft Young Birds Race 2023 are going fast, but there is still time to submit your entry – see the online form below.   You may enter up to a maximum of 5 birds, and places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis until 3rd January 2023. After that […]